The Universal Selection Source: Cosmetics Ingredients

Oct 20, 2016 | Article

Asianification: Impact of Asian Needs on Cosmetic Ingredients

By Belinda Carli

There is no doubt that a lot of fast moving innovations come from the Asian region. An industry where this is particularly evident, and then impacts the rest of the world is, 'Cosmetic Products in...

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Feb 5, 2014 | Article

Hair Treatment and Revitalizing Composition and Methods

The present disclosure relates to a hair care composition containing an inorganic fluoride for straightening, smoothing, defrizzing, curling and/or relaxing of hair, and its method of use in a...

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Apr 27, 2011 | Article

Device and Method for Treating Dermal Tissue

The present disclosure is directed to a means for providing care to dermal tissue. In embodiments, a gel may be utilized to treat irritated or damaged dermal tissue, including dried and/or cracked...

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Apr 13, 2011 | Article

Moisturizing Cosmetics Composition Comprising a Combination of Homarine and Erythritol

Different moisturizing products currently exist on the cosmetic market. For example, occlusive substances can be used that delay water evaporation, humectants can be used that capture atmospherical...

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Sep 23, 2009 | Article

Visualization and quantification of skin barrier perturbation induced by surfactant-humectant systems using two-photon fluorescence microscopy

Low molecular weight surfactants and polymers penetrate into the skin via the lipid bilayers between the corneocytes. In this particular study the authors have used a combination of humectant...

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Feb 8, 2016 | Article

Moisturizing Cream or Lotion: What's in it?

By Isabelle Afriat

In both facial care and hand & body care, skin moisturization is a key feature. Many physiological aspects (strateum corneum hydration, reduced TEWL, smoother skin…) have to be covered as well as...

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Jul 31, 2013 | Article

Method to Reduce Microbial Load for Individuals with Elevated Risk Conditions

In an embodiment, a method for reducing risk of infection from microorganisms for certain elevated-risk individuals, includes: administering a barrier-forming composition in a therapeutically...

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Apr 27, 2011 | Article

Hydrogel Denture Adhesive

It is an object of the present invention to provide a hydrogel with improved adhesive properties to serve as a denture adhesive. It is a further object that such a hydrogel have an immediate or...

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Nov 4, 2009 | Article

Propylene glycol (1,2-Propanediol) Alternates

By Vispi Kanga

FDA has determined propylene glycol to be "GRAS” for use in food, cosmetics, and medicines. However, it has been found to provoke skin irritation and sensitization in humans. Over the past few...

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Aug 1, 2007 | Article

Differences between Moisturizers and Humectants

By Nick Morante

There has always been some confusion between what a moisturizer is and what a humectant is, especially where the consumer is concerned. To put it simply, a moisturizer is any substance or mixtures...

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